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Partners Sign Memo to Develop Clean Energy Sector

IRBID (July 3) ‒ The USAID Jordan Competitiveness Program (JCP), Irbid Chamber of Industry (ICI), and Jordan Industrial Estates Co. (JIEC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) supporting the expansion of the clean energy sector in northern Jordan.  Clean energy is energy produced by renewable, non-polluting resources such as sunlight or wind. “I have ...
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A New Class of U.S.-sponsored English Access Graduates

Amman – On June 23, 440 public school students graduated from the English Access Microscholarship Program and received their certificates from U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Stephanie T. Williams.  The Access program provides English language skills for talented teenagers from economically disadvantaged sectors.  After completing two years of after-school classes and intensive sessions, the ...
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Remarks as Delivered by Ambassador Anne W. Patterson

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs U.S. – Islamic World Forum Doha, Qatar Monday, June 9, 2014 Thank you, Ted, for your kind introduction and thanks to our friends at Brookings for inviting me to speak today. Let me recognize Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani and Foreign ...
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Memorial Day – U.S. Embassy Closure

Amman – The U.S. Embassy in Amman will be closed on Sunday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.  The Embassy will resume normal operations hours on Monday, May 26. Memorial Day began after the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) when communities and veterans organizations decorated the graves of soldiers killed in that war. By the ...
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United States and Jordan Sign Second Loan Guarantee Agreement

The United States today re-affirmed its strong commitment to the people of Jordan by signing a second sovereign loan guarantee agreement with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The United States’ loan guarantee will allow Jordan to access affordable financing from international capital markets, ensuring that Jordan can continue to provide critical services to its citizens ...
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